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NANS Endorses Jonathan For Second Term

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The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, on Thursday endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan to run for a second term in office. The President of NANS, Yinka Gbadebo, who led the National Executive members of the association on a courtesy visit to the First Lady, Patience Jonathan, expressed their support at...

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Buhari To Declare Intention To Run For Presidency In 2015

Former military Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, is expected to declare for the presidential race early next month on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as soon as he concludes his nationwide consultations, his political aides have confirmed to ...

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Level Of Greed Among Nigerians Unacceptable, Says Obi

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Immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, Wednesday, observed that corruption thrives in the country because Nigerians worship money. He said the problem with the country is impunity adding: “the level of greed is unacceptable”. The former governor, who spoke on the topic: “Nigeria, ...

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Alaafin Hails Aregbesola’s Re-election

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The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has hailed Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s re-election as a “demonstration of people’s love” for his intellect, fearlessness and courage. The revered...

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Ribadu May Not Succeed As Adamawa Gov – Balarabe Musa

Second Republic Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, on Tuesday, lampooned a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, saying he failed to serve the country properly when he was head of the anti-graft commission. Musa, who made ...

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Ikimi Withdraws Membership Of APC, Keeps PDP Waiting

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Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Tom Ikimi has withdrawn his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State. He announced his resignation yesterday in a statement. The 70-year-old, whose failed bid to become the APC national chairman is at...

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Unchecked Defection Not Good For Democracy – Tukur

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A former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has raised the alarm over the gale of defections across the political divide, warning that such actions were capable of derailing the country’s democracy Tukur, who is Nigeria’s Ambassador-at-large and...

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Adamawa: PDP Aspirant Calls For Level Playing Field

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A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Adamawa State and former Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Dr Ahmed Mohammed Modibbo, has called for a level playing field for all those seeking the party’s ticket in the October 11 by-election. ...

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Confab Report Will Not Gather Dust – Falae

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has expressed optimism that a referendum on the national conference report submitted to President Goodluck Jonathan last Thursday, will be conducted. Falae, who was also a delegate to ...

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Mimiko Still In Labour Party, Says Ondo Information Commissioner

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GOV. OLUSEGUN MIMIKO WITH PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN, PDP BoT CHAIRMAN, CHIEF TONY ANENIH & NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF PDP, ALHAJI ADAMU MU’AZU The Ondo State Com­missioner for Information, Mr. Kayode Akinmade, has refuted media reports that the state governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has concluded plans to...

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Atiku: Count Me Out Of Adamawa Governorship Race

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has denied rumors making the rounds that he is set to contest the October 11 governorship by-election in Adamawa State. Atiku, in a statement via his official Facebook page, said the rumor is not true. “I was elected governor of Adamawa State 15 years ...

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1.8 Million Nigerians Want Jonathan In 2015 – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday, said it had collected signatures of 1.8 million people from the South-west who wanted President Goodluck Jonathan to seek re-election come 2015 election. The number, according to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim ...

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